View of “Water Being Washed Away”curated by Alessandro Rabottini, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, 2022

View of “Water Being Washed Away”curated by Alessandro Rabottini, Galerie Hubert Winter, 2022

The Viennese gallery festival curated by looks east for its 2022 edition. Read our round-up.

 Roe Ethridge,  Prick Washer with Ador-gnome , 2022

Roe Ethridge, Prick Washer with Ador-gnome, 2022

Why does Adorno dream of sodomy and dishwashers? Jamieson Webster’s new book Disorganisation & Sex tells us. 

For the October edition of Spike x Liste Expedition Monthly Picks, Arnon Ben-Dror traces the de-solidification of contemporary sculpture in Hannah Sophie Dunkelberg’s works. 

 Bluetooth microphone with noise cancellation designed by Mutalk

Bluetooth microphone with noise cancellation designed by Mutalk

Machines make human faculties obsolete but we are still the ones performing manual labor in sweatshops, writes Ido Nahari. Can comedy help us make sense of technology’s calculated tragedies?

   Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait , 1658

Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait, 1658

For his October column, Dean Kissick writes a roundup of New Yorks fall exhibitions. They are many, so many, and pleasant, so pleasant, as palliatives for a doomed dying world.

 Tom Burr, Atlas II , 2022 (detail). Plywood and aluminium panel, black and white photographs, safety orange fabric, plastic sleeves, steel push pins, tacks.  Installation view, Galerie Neu, 2022, Berlin. Courtesy: Tom Burr; Galerie Neu, Berlin. Photo: Stefan Korte

Tom Burr, Atlas II, 2022 (detail). Plywood and aluminium panel, black and white photographs, safety orange fabric, plastic sleeves, steel push pins, tacks.  Installation view, Galerie Neu, 2022, Berlin. Courtesy: Tom Burr; Galerie Neu, Berlin. Photo: Stefan Korte

Tom Burr’s new solo exhibition at Galerie Neu is more discourse-friendly and hopeful than well lit. 

 Urbit graphic design by Romina Malta

Urbit graphic design by Romina Malta

Is Dimes Square a Network State? At Urbit Assembly, Adina Glickstein looks for an exit.

 Still from  Memoria . Courtesy: Kick the Machine, etc.

Still from Memoria. Courtesy: Kick the Machine, etc.

Some movies are only worth seeing in theaters if you don’t have to pay for a ticket. Others merit repeated viewings. Here are Nolan Kelly’s tips on what to watch and how to watch it.

 Vijay Masharani, Mourning In Advance, 2021-22

Vijay Masharani, Mourning In Advance, 2021-22

Dry, quantifiable data can evince emotions. And artist Vijay Masharani’s technical images are full of paranoia. Spike x Liste Expedition Monthly Picks, by Coco Klockner.

 Gauntlett Cheng SS23. Photo: Sarah Schecker

Gauntlett Cheng SS23. Photo: Sarah Schecker

Cara Schacter on moonlit ponytails, compulsive masking tape behavior, and being softcore cerebral at New York Fashion Week.

The author with her book. Photo: Michael Krim

An excerpt from Tea Hacic-Vlahovic’s newly published A Cigarette Lit Backwards, a punk story in the ‘burbs.